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Octodad: Dadliest Catch

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch
Octodad: Dadliest Catch cover
Developers
Young Horses
Engines
Irrlicht Engine
Release dates
Windows January 30, 2014
macOS (OS X) January 30, 2014
Linux January 30, 2014
Octodad: Dadliest Catch guide at StrategyWiki
Octodad: Dadliest Catch at Wikipedia

Key points

Active developer support
Runs very well on lower end systems including modern integrated graphics
Playing with a controller allows simultaneous control of arms and legs. Playing with a mouse requires switching control between the two.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Octodad Dadliest Catch\OctodadConfig.xml
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Octodad Dadliest Catch/OctodadConfig.xml
Linux <path-to-game>\OctodadConfig.xml
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Octodad Dadliest Catch\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Octodad Dadliest Catch/
Linux <path-to-game>[citation needed]
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/224480/remote/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 16x.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS. Developer may fix this in the future.[1]
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Effects, music and voice.
Surround sound
Up to 7.1.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Can be disabled.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Hungarian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Romanian
Russian
Simplified Chinese
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Co-op
Each player controls one of Octadad's limbs.
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7, 9
OpenGL
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio fmod

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5 2.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel Core HD Graphics (3000/4000)
Nvidia GeForce GT 330M
ATI Radeon HD 4850
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Nvidia GeForce 400
AMD Radeon HD 5000
DirectX 9.0 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz Intel Core i5 2.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel Core HD Graphics (3000/4000)
Nvidia GeForce GT 330M
ATI Radeon HD 4850
Nvidia GeForce GT 650M
AMD Radeon HD 6750M
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Shader model 3.0 support

References